Books by Janet Gurtler

SECRETS BENEATH THE SEA by Janet Gurtler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"A new underwater series for fans of My Little Pony and like uncomplicated fare. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
Three young mermaids work hard to keep their friendships strong against a tidal wave of drama, secrets and envy. Read full book review >
16 THINGS I THOUGHT WERE TRUE by Janet Gurtler
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 4, 2014

"Well done, sensitive and real. (Fiction. 12-17)"
A Twitter-obsessed teen gets some real friends in this appealing story about family and friendship. Read full book review >
HOW I LOST YOU by Janet Gurtler
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2013

"This friendship story fizzles. (Fiction. 14 & Up)"
Seventeen-year-old Grace and her best friend Kya are inseparable, and they plan to keep it that way by using their mad paintball skills (yes, paintball) to make the all-women team at Seattle University. Read full book review >
WHO I KISSED by Janet Gurtler
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A touching story. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Samantha feels so guilty after her kiss actually kills a boy that she ends her champion swimming career. Read full book review >
IF I TELL by Janet Gurtler
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"While not completely successful, this effort may appeal to teen readers that want more than a touch of conflict stirred into a simmering romance. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
What's a girl to do—tell or not? High-school senior Jaz sees her mother's boyfriend, Simon, sharing a serious kiss with her own best friend, then finds out her mom is pregnant with his baby. Read full book review >